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Spring Break brings additional traffic to Orlando International Airport

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There are approximately 20% more flights heading to the Orlando area this week. There are approximately 20% more flights heading to the Orlando area this week.
ORLANDO, FL (WFLA) - Orlando International Airport is ready for spring break.

The airport is increasing the number of flights into Orlando this weekend by more than 20 percent.

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The largest addition is coming from the merged Southwest-AirTran, which is adding 63 flights into the airport.

Airport officials are expecting 10,000 additional travelers this weekend, a surge that rivals traffic seen during the holidays.

About 35 million passengers pass through the airport each year.

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